What to Expect at an EMU Stay?

Key takeaways from webinar on, “What to Expect at an EMU Stay?” recorded on September 25, 2023.

A guide for individuals with epilepsy on how to prepare, and what to expect during and after an EMU stay.

  • Preparation Is Key: Adequate preparation before entering the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) is crucial for a successful experience.
  • Understanding the Monitoring process, which helps diagnose and manage epilepsy.
  • Open Communication: Maintaining open and honest communication with the medical team is essential to address any concerns or questions about the process.
  • Mobility and Comfort: Be prepared for some restrictions on mobility and understand the importance of staying within the range of monitoring equipment.
  • A positive attitude can greatly enhance the EMU experience, as it helps patients cope with the challenges of the stay.
  • Post-EMU Review: After the EMU stay, patients can expect a comprehensive review of results and personalized treatment recommendations to better manage their epilepsy.

Read and download the printable resource.

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This webinar was brought to you by a collaboration between the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming, the Epilepsy Foundation of Los Angeles, the EFEPA, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, CAMELICE, ItsYourEpilepsy.com, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Alliance, and the Chelsea Hutchison Foundation.

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